Obituaries for September 28

Lenelle Nalaielua Artuyo, 65, of Waimea, died Aug. 19 at Kona Community Hospital. Born in Kealakekua, he was a heavy equipment operator and rock setter. Private service held. Condolences: Naalei Liana, P.O. Box 1472, Kamuela, HI 96743. Survived by mother, Naalei (Keoki) Liana of Waimea; son, Kala Kaawa of Honolulu; brothers, Rudy (Cappy) Artuyo and Norman (Susan Autry) Bruce of Honolulu; sisters, Leinaala (Chuck) Chibulka of California, Zena Beall and Hailama Revera of Kawaihae; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawaii.

Yukino Endo, 89, of Hilo, died Sept. 21 at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. Born in Pepeekeo, she was a homemaker. Private services; no flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by daughter, Melanie (Craig) Shibuya of Torrance, Calif.; sons, Kevin (Lyndee Maeda) Endo and Kelly Endo of Hilo; brothers, Hisaichi (Kazue) Shibata of Hilo, Arthur (Sai) Shibata of Killeen, Texas, and Stanley (Susan) Shibata of Sacramento, Calif.; sisters, Kinuyo “Kay” Isemoto and Helen (Freckles) Izumo of Hilo, Judy Kawamura of Concord, Calif., Jeannette Nagata of Honolulu, Thelma Spencer of Redding, Calif., and Susan (Kenneth) Ujimori of Kapolei, Oahu; brother-in-law, Gary Okunami of Rancho Murieta, Calif.; sister-in-law, Yeiko Endo of Wailuku, Maui; two grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Anthony “Tony” Misiaszek, 45, of Keaau died Sept. 23 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Pueblo, Colo., he was a businessman, realtor, creator of Big Island Pulse, Big Island Referral Network, board member of Big Island Sports Hall of Fame, former board member of Downtown Improvement Association, former Rotary Club member and involved in numerous community organizations. Visitation 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 30) at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Celebration of life at 6 p.m. To watch service online on Thursday, visit: Click on: Family &Friends, then click on: Watch Now. Event ID: dodomortuary. Password: 76KMJM. Graveside committal service and burial 10 a.m. Friday (Oct. 1) at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Seating limited to family; masks and social distancing required. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Jana Ortiz-Misiaszek; son, Cole (Jaesha) Misiaszek; daughters, Mia Anuhea Misiaszek and Zoey Misiaszek; parents, Joseph and Kitty Misiaszek; brother, Joseph (Kanda) Misiaszek; parents-in-law, Leo and Alesta Ortiz; brother-in-law, Brent Ortiz; a granddaughter; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Itsuko Murakami, 94, of Hilo died Sept. 5 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Hilo, she was retired from the former S. Murakami Store and a member of the Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin. Private services held. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Survived by son, Michael (Iris) Murakami of Hilo; brother, Harry (Kathleen) Omoto of Hilo; brother-in-law, Keiji (Jean) Murakami of Oahu; sisters-in-law, Yvonne Omoto and Teruko Murakami of Oahu; nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Hilda Palacay, 84, of Kapaau died Aug. 28 at home. Born in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, she was retired from Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and a member of the Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Filipino Community Association and Filipino Catholic Club. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Friday (Oct. 1) at Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Damien Hall. Mass at 10 a.m. in church. Face masks and social distancing required. Burial at Hawi County Cemetery. Survived by son, Jerry Palacay of Kapaau; daughter, Marina Palacay of Kapaau; sister, Adele (Jaime) Aguinaldo of Papaikou; three grandchildren and a great-grandchild; nieces and nehpews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.